Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington
Scarsdale Place
Kensington, London, UK W8 5SR

Distance from hotel to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), 75 miles (121 kms). Distance from hotel to London Heathrow Airport (LHR), 30 miles (48 kms).  

The Copthorne Tara Hotel is one of the most well known hotels in London. It is ideally located in a quiet corner of the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea and offers convenient access to other areas of London. Whilst it is easily accessible from the M4 with Heathrow Airport only 30 minutes drive, Earls Court and Olympia Exhibition Centers are only a 5-minute journey by car or bus. The newly opened Westfield Shopping center is just 10 minutes away by car. The hotel boasts 833 air acclimatized bedrooms; including Standard rooms, Club rooms on the upper floors which offer city views and access to a private lounge, adapted rooms for the disabled traveler, suites and the Royal Tara suite.  

Hotel Amenities (back to top)
  • Babysitting Services (on request) ($)
  • Bars
  • Car Rental Desk ($)
  • Children's Menu
  • Concierge
  • Currency Exchange
  • Doctor (on call) ($)
  • Dry Cleaning Services ($)
  • Fitness Room
  • Guest Services Desk
  • High Chairs
  • Internet Access ($)
  • Laundry Service ($)
  • Meeting Room ($)
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Parking ($)
  • Printer Service ($)
  • Restaurants
  • Security (24-hour)
  • Shops ($)
  • Spa ($)
  • Television
  • Theater Ticket Desk ($)
  • Tour Desk ($)
Please note: Some hotel amenities listed above may have an additional fee associated with them.  

Accommodation Categories and Descriptions (back to top)

Arrival/Departure Time:  

• Check-in-time: 3:00 pm Check-out-time: 12:00 pm  

Early check-in and late checkout on request, and subject to availability.  

Children Policy:  

• Children's age break is 12 years old.  

Maximum Occupancy:  


• Standard - 2 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

• Superior - 2 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

• Club - 2 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

*All rooms for 2 adults and 1 child are on request basis only.  

Standard, Clean designs, modern amenities, and warm, natural wood decor.  

• The Standard rooms are equipped to make your stay more comfortable.  

Superior, Enjoy iconic London views with the Superior rooms, located on the higher levels of the hotel. Equipped with the same modern amenities and warm decor of the Standard rooms - everything you need for a relaxing stay.  

• Bedding: 1 double bed or 2 twin beds.  

Club, Spacious rooms, great views, and a full range of amenities.  

• You'll also have exclusive access to the Club Lounge, where you can enjoy complimentary breakfast and all-day refreshments.  

All accommodations include: duvet, cot (on request), internet access:  

• ($), mini refrigerator, movies (in accommodation): ($), movies (pay-per-view): ($), radio, rollaway bed: ($), shower, telephones (direct dial), television (satellite), voicemail, alarm clock, bath, coffee/tea maker and hairdryer.  

Rollaway Bed (on Request): ($)  

• There is an additional fee which is directly payable at the hotel.  


($) Denotes a fee may be charged.  

Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.  

Food and Beverage Outlets (back to top)

Cafexpress, Catch up with friends over a drink, or grab a fast to-go coffee, tea, cake, sandwich, or wrap. The delicious cakes are perfect for celebrating any occasion.  

General Opening Hours: 7:00am - 9:00pm  

West8 Cocktail Lounge & Bar, For a casual evening of good drinks, finger foods, and great company, West8 has some of the best cocktails, liquors, and even authentic Arabic tea and coffee. Kick back and relax in the charming indoor seating or revel in the breezy night on our West8 garden area.  

Afternoon Tea, Take a break and discover a unique Afternoon Tea experience. Choose from either the Traditional English, Asian Fusion, or Mediterranean afternoon tea, and sample some of the world's finest tea and treats.  

Artist Corner, Savour the in-house Dry-Aged Rib Eye Steak, a popular and succulent favourite. The restaurant also boasts a great wine selection complemented by a warm ambience - perfect for a romantic dinner for two or special occasions.  

Bugis Street, Just like the famous Singapore street, the restaurant offers a wide range of Asian gastronomic delights. Enjoy an extensive a la carte menu, including house speciality dishes such as Mee Goreng, Nasi Goreng, and the well-loved Singapore Laksa.  

The Brasserie Restaurant & Bar, From crowd-pleaser Spicy Wings and traditional Fish and Chips, to the delectable Chicken Biryani, they've something to satisfy all taste buds and budgets. And a myriad of cocktails, beers, wines, and Champagnes to sate your thirst. Any time at The Brasserie is a good time indeed.  

General Opening Hours: 11:00am - 1:30am General Opening Days: Monday - Sunday  

Miscellaneous Information (back to top)


General Information:  

• Rates are inclusive of buffet breakfast.  

• Children will receive discount on breakfast charges.  

Local Attractions (back to top)

Tourist Attractions Nearby:  

• Natural History Museum  

• City Center  

• Royal Albert Hall  

• Kensington Palace  

• Science Museum